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Mar 10, 2022

If Lent Doesn’t Make You Feel Good . . .

Fr. Mike Schmitz

Want to know what the #1 goal of Lent is? Believe it or not, we don’t have to feel the joy of the season to reach it. Instead, we have to focus on living it!

Today, Fr. Mike challenges us to go beyond performing our works of penance for selfish reasons but instead to model our prayer, fasting. and almsgiving in a way that helps us become more like Jesus.


Meet Fr. Mike Schmitz

Fr. Mike Schmitz serves as Director of Youth and Young Adult Ministry for the Diocese of Duluth and as chaplain for the Newman Catholic Campus Ministry at the University of Minnesota-Duluth.

He is a presenter in Ascension’s ChosenAltaration, and The 99 programs, and has a channel on Ascension Presents. He is also the host of the Ascension podcast The Bible in a Year.

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  • I am serving in the capacity as a Chaplain of First Responders in many cities/states as I travel a lot . I am required as a condition of licensure to be actively involved in on going continuing Ed. Would your institution offer this ?

    Don Parsons

    Blessings

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